• Chicago Cold War: Lydia Usha

    Usha, Lydia, Moomey, Kristin

    Lydia Usha left the Soviet Union in 1990 and went to Israel, and eventually the United States. Dr. Usha studied medicine in the United States. She eventually went on to work in the oncology department…

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  • Chicago Cold War: Rebecca Fradkin and Anatoliy Usha

    Fradkin, Rebecca, Usha, Anatoliy, Alter, Peter

    Married in 1950, Rebecca Fradkin and Anatoliy Usha immigrated to Chicago in 1996, following their daughter, Lydia. Usha is a survivor of the Siege of Leningrad (1941-1944) and belonged to an organizat…

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